The 2019 Vhi Women’s Mini Marathon will take place on Bank Holiday Sunday 2 June at 2pm. Over 30,000 women are expected to walk, jog and run the 10K route starting in Fitzwilliam Square and finishing on Baggot Street in Dublin.
If you know of a loved one or friend taking part, show your support for them by sending a message to be displayed on Vhi’s Wall of Support. Just ask them for their race number and submit your support message to www.vhiwallofsupport.ie by 31 May.
Your family member, friend or running buddy will feel the love and receive a much-needed boost at the 7km marker as they pass Vhi’s giant Wall of Support. Your support message should include the full name of the participant, so they know it’s for them! For example, ‘Go Catherine Murphy, from Rachel and all the girls.’ This will be just what they need to run strong all the way to the finish line.
Kim Tully and her Siberian Husky Yoshi are regulars at Hartstown parkrun in Dublin. By her own admission, Kim was inactive and looking for ways to make new friends. Eventually she plucked up the courage to go to her local parkrun and now Saturday mornings for Kim and Yoshi are a whole family affair….
Name: John Molloy Age: 76 Occupation: Retired Accountant Local parkrun: Kilkenny Number of parkruns completed: 201 How did I get involved in parkrun? I retired in 2011. One of the things I was sure I wanted to do was to get more exercise. My son challenged me to take part in the Nore swim…